Flu Update- 7 Quick Facts (US and Europe)

It's still plenty bad out there. Here is the low-down, and a place to click to find treatment, vaccine, and reported levels of illness near you (see link at the bottom): The USA: The West coast seems to be showing some decrease in cases (YAY!). But- most of the US still hit pretty hard, though,... Continue Reading →

Pregnant? Protect Your Baby From Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

With all the worry about the flu, it's easy to lose track of other important diseases causing increased concern. Pertussis is a very contagious bacterial illness our parent's generation thought they had controlled, but has increased significantly over the last 7 years.  Why? One of the earlier pertussis vaccines caused some concerning risks in a... Continue Reading →

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